macoafi at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 08:58:44 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 04 March 2009 3:50:32 am Onno Benschop wrote:
> Can someone please explain to me why I'm asked to download 32.2Mb of an
> update that has as a description:
> "No change rebuild to satisfy build dependency for kdepim security
> What I'm really asking is these three different questions:
> 1. Why am I downloading something that is no different from the
> previous version. As I understand the packaging system, any update
> to kdepim should be more than able to cope with being part of a
> specific version using depends and requires.
The dependencies are listed in the package. To change the dependencies inside
the package, the whole package has to be re-issued.
> 2. Why am I downloading that much data for just version number
> changes, if that's really all that is changing?
Because the entire thing is one package.
> 3. Why am I downloading these updates when I don't actually have
> kdepim installed at all?
Not Kontact, Kmail, Korganizer...?
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